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Luapula Province, Zambia. Photo Robin Hammond/Panos. August 2010
3 November 2016

New Zealand Announced as the Most Prosperous Country in the World in 2016 Legatum Prosperity Index™

The 2016 Legatum Prosperity Index™ finds that New Zealand’s unrivalled ability to turn its wealth into prosperity has put the country in 1st position in this 10th edition of the Index.

13 October 2016

UK Cities Are Rich—So Why Are Their Residents Not Prosperous?

The Legatum Institute’s newly-released 2016 UK Prosperity Index finds that UK cities are failing to turn their economic growth into better lives for people.

12 September 2016

Baroness Philippa Stroud Appointed as CEO of the Legatum Institute

The Legatum Institute, a leading London-based think tank, is delighted to announce that it has appointed Baroness Philippa Stroud as CEO to lead its mission to promote the ideas and policies that help individuals flourish and nations prosper.

17 June 2016

UK Risks Missing £1Trillion Exports Target, Warns Think Tank

The UK risks missing its target of increasing exports to £1trillion by 2020 unless it abandons its misplaced focus on boosting the number of SMEs who export their goods and services and instead concentrates on helping existing exporters build permanent footholds in new markets.

1 June 2016

Decades of Economic Growth Have Failed to Deliver Greater Levels of Prosperity for Many African Countries

New Index reveals which countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have over and under-achieved in creating more prosperous societies given their levels of wealth.

21 March 2016

Winner of AIG Legatum Prize 2016 Unveiled

The AIG Legatum Prize, which challenges the world’s brightest young minds to generate new ideas to some of the toughest policy questions, was presented last Thursday night to Irish student Kyle Moore for his proposal of a pan-EU ‘caring credits’ system.

22 February 2016

AIG Legatum Prize Reveals Five Shortlisted Entrants

The AIG Legatum Prize, which challenges the world’s brightest young minds to generate new ideas to some of the toughest policy questions, has unveiled a shortlist of five finalists.

4 February 2016

Legatum Institute Appoints Lord O’Shaughnessy as a Senior Fellow

The Legatum Institute is delighted to announce the appointment of Lord (James) O’Shaughnessy as a Senior Fellow.

5 November 2015

Zambia Unveils Women Entrepreneurs’ Initiative

Inonge Wina, the first female Vice President of Zambia, today unveiled an initiative to support women entrepreneurs in Zambia.

2 November 2015

Norway is the Most Prosperous Country in the World

The 2015 Legatum Prosperity Index™ reveals Indonesia has made the most radical improvements since 2009 while the least prosperous countries are in Sub-Saharan Africa. For the seventh year running, Norway is the most prosperous country in the world.